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CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
fiscal cliff but there are indications of inside-the-scenes talk. the white house told reporters that lines of communication remain open not sure exactly what that means but a spokesman for house speaker john boehner used a similar phrase. maybe that means call me? i don't know. analysts say there are some suggestions that there's real progress that can be made. >>> a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit the northeastern coast of japan this morning, the same area as the devastating march 2011 quake. but there was a tsunami warning canceled and reports of injuries or damage even though the quake shook buildings. workers at the fukushima nuclear plant were ordered to higher ground as a precaution. >>> our guest host is dan gilbert, he's chairman and founder of quicken loans and the owners of the nba's cleveland cavaliers and among the topics we're ready to talk about dan, the risk of the looming fiscal cliff and the broader economy. we'll start with this morning's other top stories. dan, welcome, great to have you here. >> great to be here. >> we want to find out about a lot of things including
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
are willing to go over the fiscal cliff instead of raising taxes on the wealthy. he's talking about the rates. he said rates on the wealthy. >> larry summers is a former treasury secretary, very smart, a harvard professor and we agree on a lot of things and that was not new. they've already agreed to raise rates on the wealthy. >> raising tax rates has been something the president's insisted on for two years. it was a central issue in the campaign. >> don't you think the republicans -- >> i think everybody gets it. the president is not signing legislation, no way, that does not raise tax rates. i think the president has been as clear as day that he will not do it without raising the level of tax. >> marginal? >> including marginal tax rates. he said the 35% rate has to move up, that base broadening alone is insufficient. >> maybe not 39.6. >> he has been as clear as day on that point. the president's position as i understand it has been that we have to raise rates but he is certainly prepared to combine rate raising with base broadening, so he's prepared to use both approaches to do
CNBC
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am EST
fiscal cliff. the ten-year $2.2 trillion plan keeps bush-era tax cuts in place for all taxpayers. the white house has maintained that tax rates have to rise on the wealthy. >>> australia is the latest country to lower interest rates, cutting its key rate a quarter point to the lowest level since the peak of the financial crisis. it was the bank's fourth rate cut this year amid worries about the global economy and the u.s. fiscal cliff issue. >>> "the new york times" is seeking to trim staff they are offering buyouts to nonunion managers hoping to convince 30 to take a deal like that. the executive editor jill abramson said the layoffs would be necessary if the buyouts don't achieve the savings goal. >>> for the next two hours we're rising above with the governor whose state is cnbc's top state for business, governor rick perry of texas is here. good morning, governor. >> good morning. >> so great to have you in for two hours. it's a pleasure. you speak to so many things. you know a little bit about the latest presidential election and what finally happened and we want to hear what you have to say
CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am EST
mustang ranch are worry about the fiscal cliff. >>> and later former federal reserve chairman paul volcker speaks exclusively with "squawk box" about solving the fiscal cliff. >>> also at the top of the hour, former white house council economic provider greg mankiw. from currency trading for a few to a currency market for everyone. the potential of fxcm unlocked. nyse euronext. unlocking the world's potential. the potential of yelp unlocked. nyse euronext. unlocking the world's potential. >>> welcome back, everybody. secretary treasurer time dpiet nev geithner is going to be speaking today. majority leader eric cantor, house bunt committee chairman paul ryan and the chairman of the house is tax's ways and mean committee, also lunch with republican senate minority leader mitch mcconnell and nancy pelosi. he has a pretty full schedule today. >>> yesterday a number of high-profile corporate leaders met with president obama at the white house including goldman sachs' ceo lloyd blankfein. >> at this point both sides had acknowledged there was going to be revenue concessions and entitlement concessions. in fact, if you listen to it, again, i'm not a master of the political art here and i'm not no washington, but i
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